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From Android L to Google Fit: All the new products and features from Google I/O

Google unleashed a torrent of fresh features and products and its annual I/O keynote. Here's a round-up of all the news and new platforms.

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Report: Google wants to get into the health data game with 'Google Fit'

Google's new "Fit" service would bring together your health data from various apps and devices, according to a Forbes report.

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Google may join health data-tracking party with Google Fit

Apple's doing it, Samsung's doing it, and now Google wants to store your day-to-day health data too.

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There's plenty of wearable competition at Computex, but not much innovation

Plenty of device makers at the Computex trade show in Taiwan this week are hoping to stake a claim in the growing market for wearable devices. But the products on display looked like more of the same.

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Apple's HealthKit unites data from various fitness apps and even talks to doctors

Coming with the iOS8 upgrade in the fall, HealthKit will let selected health and fitness apps share data to create an integrated profile of your physical condition.

Samsung introduces Simband health sensor platform

Samsung announced a development platform for companies to create apps and sensors for a new generation of health-tracking wearables.

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Samsung wants to chat about your health May 28

The spring press events keep stacking up. Samsung wants to have a serious conversation about health on May 28.

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Startup's stethoscope phone peripheral gets to the heart of the matter

Doctors can add the device to their stethoscopes and send heartbeat data to their phones

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Vodafone, AstraZeneca partner on mobile health care services

Mobile health care has the potential to save billions, but is a complicated sector, analyst says

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iMD preps app for growing marijuana via smartphone

iMD says it will soon release an app specifically designed to control the environment of a pot farm.

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Qualcomm's health-device platform wins over home care provider

The 2net system from Qualcomm Life can carry data from many devices to health care companies

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I talked with 5 diabetics and they want Google's smart contact lenses, STAT!

There's no question about it: Diabetics are excited about the prospect of a tiny little contact lens simplifying their lives.

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Code suggests more fitness tracking features headed to Android

Code for an unannounced Android Fitness API suggests that Google is looking to jump on the activity-tracking trend sweeping tech.

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Lose the Force, Luke: Fitbit hands out refunds to Force users with rashes

A small number of Fitbit Force users have developed blisters or nasty rashes. Should you be worried?

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